I Am Institutionalized

for those who have been affected by long term hospitalization 9 People

    Loss of Control of My Life

      I feel as though every time I go into hospital I loose a little bit more of my identity, my sense of self control, and my ability to decide on anything, big or small in my life.  I feel as though its' so hard once I leave hospital to face all the decisions in life...
    advoc8 advoc8
    36-40, F
    4 Responses Apr 14, 2008

    Whats One More Time?

    I have had my fair share of visits to the mental ward of a hospital... It isn't exactly fun... or helpful either... The last time I went, I was 21 years old... and so much was going on... It seemed like I had no control over anything... I was barely aware of anything that was...
    BeautifulNightmare BeautifulNightmare
    22-25, F
    1 Response May 4, 2008


    i actually just got out today. this time it was only a month. i hate the safety you learn there. going home is nothing but anxiety attacks and pain. i never know how to handle it. no matter how many skills i learn. the people you meet there never judge. it's exactly what you...
    gypsysoul gypsysoul
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Jul 11, 2009
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